Saturday morning one-liners

Who will step up to become an offensive playmaker for the Bills?

Dolphins LB Channing Crowder thinks he needs to get back to being wild and crazy on the field.

Patriots WR Wes Welker’s return from his knee injury is unexpected but not unprecedented.

Expect to see the Jets rotate Vladimir Ducasse and Matt Slauson at left guard until one of them makes it clear he’s the better choice.

Ravens S Tom Zbikowski wants to step into a bigger role on the defense.

Bengals RB Cedric Benson’s agent said that his client had a productive conversation with NFL comissioner Roger Goodell.

The Browns are counting on Ben Watson giving them increased production at tight end.

Remembrances of Kaye Cowher, wife of former Steelers coach Bill Cowher, are pouring in after her death on Friday.   

Texans defensive backs coach David Gibbs will be surprised if S Bernard Pollard isn’t in the Pro Bowl this season.

Colts defensive tackles use low opinions of their work as motivation.

The prospect of a long holdout for DT Tyson Alualu isn’t good for the player or the Jaguars.

The Titans are going to have a much different look at linebacker this season.  

The rich got richer when Broncos pass rusher Elvis Dumervil got a new endorsement deal.

The Chiefs are ready to reveal the refurbished Arrowhead Stadium.

Rookie DE Lamarr Houston had a problem going less than full speed at offseason practices.

The Chargers have a linebacking corps with a strong balance between big-name sack artists and lesser known solid players.   

Saturday’s camp-opening practice will be devoted to determining the physical condition of each of the Cowboys.

Giants CB Terrell Thomas thinks last season’s loss to the Chargers was the point where everything started going wrong for the defense. 

Eagles LB Stewart Bradley says his surgically repaired knee is no longer something to worry about.

Mike Wise of the Washington Post calls on Redskins coach Mike Shanahan to be the bigger man in his impasse with DT Albert Haynesworth.

The Bears will take a look at undrafted rookie WR Danario Alexander at a workout next week.

Will a revamped defensive line allow the Lions to pressure opposing offenses this year?

With TE Jermichael Finley blossoming into a star, the Packers have a deep receiving corps.

Said Vikings RB Adrian Peterson, As far as fumbling, that’s part of the
game. Out there, I’m not tossing the balls to the guys. Some of these
guys are making plays, striking the ball.

The Falcons need a healthy G Harvey Dahl to get the most out of their offensive line.

All indications are that Panthers running backs Jonathan Stewart and DeAngelo Williams are fully recovered from offseason surgeries.

CB Randall Gay’s spot on the Saints roster could be in jeopardy this summer.

Buccaneers offensive line coach Pete Mangurian is hoping for smoother sailing in 2010.

The Cardinals are optimistic about getting all their rookies signed before the start of camp.

A position-by-position look at the Rams on the eve of training camp. 

49ers DL Kentwan Balmer could be in line for increased playing time this season.

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll’s book tour wound up in Seattle.